Associate Editor

BNP Media, Troy, Michigan

Date PostedJune 05, 2019
IndustriesMagazines / Publishing, Trade Publications
Job StatusFull-time
Salary$35,000 to $40,000

Roofing Contractor and are the premier media platforms that help roofing contractors around the country succeed by providing superior information across all segments of the industry, whether it’s residential, commercial, industrial or institutional roofing.

An independent magazine, Roofing Contractor provides concise, timely, useful and engaging editorial content on the people and issues driving the roofing industry forward. Our blend of original articles, knowledgeable columnists, product insights and special features is critical to contractors and helps them become and stay successful.

The Roofing Contractor team has an opening for a Managing Editor who can create, develop and manage content that speaks to our core audience across multiple platforms. The right person must be digitally savvy to manage our website and eNewsletter deployments while also growing our social media reach and engagement. At the same time, they must still able to adhere to the bedrock principles of honest and fair reporting, consistent accuracy, and solid news judgement when it comes to telling the best stories in roofing.

Editorial Responsibilities

  • Daily management of digital assets including website and social media platforms.
  • Assist with content for 12 monthly print editions; IRE Show Dailies and other special projects, including webinars.
  • Confer with editor, publisher and editorial director to determine and execute the editorial content of each issue.
  • Research and develop story ideas.
  • Write feature stories as assigned by the editor, publisher, and editorial director.
  • Obtain leads and write new products, product focus, people and news departments.
  • Copyedit and proofread articles and pages.
  • Assist with proofreading of marketing materials.
  • Work with editor on design concepts.
  • Procure appropriate graphics and photos.
  • Write scripts for videos and coordinate production and deployment of videos.
  • Collaborate with brand team and appropriate BNP Media staff on the look, feel and user experience with all products.
  • Work with editorial director on planning annual editorial calendar.
  • Serve as a brand liaison to internal departments (i.e., web, social, eNews, etc.); and work cooperatively with BNP staff.
  • Prepare and send out eNewsletter for Roofing Contractor twice a month. 
  • Post and manage non-advertising content on all of brand’s social media platforms.


Trade Show and Conference Responsibilities

  • Attend trade shows and other conferences, including IRE and Best of Success, as needed.
  • Produce IRE show dailies onsite (two print editions and three eBlasts).
  • Actively pursue story ideas and learn about advertisers’ products while establishing industry contacts.
  • Attend seminars, webinars, etc., to expand knowledge of the industry.


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